The California State Library
, a California public research institution, provides its customers with the accurate, up-to-date information they need to do their jobs easily, quickly, and confidently. Whether you are an elected official, a state employee, a representative of one of California's libraries, a person with special reading needs or a member of the general public, the California State Library is here for you. Our staff, including librarians, researchers, and consultants are at your service.
The California State Library serves the people of California in several ways:
* It is the central reference and research library for state government and the Legislature.
* It provides non-partisan research to the Legislature and the Governor.
* It collects, preserves, generates and disseminates information ranging from California's priceless historical items to today's online texts.
* It advises, consults with, and provides technical assistance to California's public libraries, and it directs state and federal funds to support local public libraries and statewide library programs, and services.
California State Library, California History Room
900 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: (916) 654-0176